Stuart S. Peterfreund


Professor; Acting Chair of the Department of Communications Studies, Ph.D. University of Washington;

Research areas and interests

British Romanticism, literature and science, Judaic studies, creative writing.

Selected Publications


Turning Points in Natural Theology from Bacon to Darwin:  The Way of the Argument from Design (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012)

Shelley Among Others: The Play of the Intertext and the Idea of Language (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002)

William Blake in a Newtonian World: Argument as Art, Argument as Science (University of Oklahoma Press, 1998)

Literature and Science: Theory and Practice (ed.)(Northeastern University Press, 1990)

Interstatements (poems) (Austin: Curbstone, 1986).

Book Chapters  appear in:

Romantic Science: the Literary Forms of Natural History. Ed. Noah Heringman. (SUNY Press, 2003)

The Jews and British Romanticism: Politics, Religion, Culture. Ed. Sheila A. Spector. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2005)

Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture 37, ed. Linda Zionkowski and Downing A. Thomas.  (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008)

Romanticism/Judaica. Ed. Sheila Spector (Ashgate, 2011)

Articles appear in:

Studies in RomanticismEuropean Romantic Review, Victorian Poetry, and The Wordsworth Circle